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  • EarthSearch Announces the Development of Oil Pipeline Monitoring System

    East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTCBB: ECDC), through its subsidiary EarthSearch Communications, Inc., announces the development of Oil pipeline monitoring system based on its proprietary integrated GPS/RFID technology. The system will allow nations and oil companies to monitors tens of thousands of kilometers of pipeline remotely using sensor technology integrated with the EarthSearch ...


    By Marketwire

  • Swift approval sought for Midwest oil pipeline

    A Canadian company's plan to build an oil pipeline that will stretch for hundreds of miles through the Midwest, including through many sensitive waterways, is quietly on the fast-track to approval - just not the one you're thinking of. As the Keystone XL pipeline remains mired in the national debate over environmental safety and climate change, another company, Enbridge Inc. of Calgary, Alberta, ...


    By Associated Press

  • Pipeline breach renews call for more monitoring

    A saltwater spill from an underground pipeline in North Dakota has renewed calls from farmers and environmentalists to require new monitoring to help ensure that such breaches are prevented or caught quickly. State Rep. Dick Anderson, a Republican farmer from Willow City, said he plans to revisit legislation the state Legislature rejected last year that would mandate flow meters and cutoff ...


    By Associated Press

  • GE Oil & Gas to provide Qatargas with integrity management services to enhance LNG pipeline monitoring and safety

    GE Oil & Gas’ PII Pipeline Solutions business has been awarded a multi-million U.S. dollar, six-year contract to supply Qatargas Operating Company Limited (Qatargas) with advanced pipeline integrity management services to enhance the monitoring and maintenance of the company’s liquid natural gas (LNG) network. Based in Ras Laffan City in the State of Qatar, Qatargas has nine prominent ...


    By General Electric

  • EPA update on yellowstone river oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), Week 1

    On July 6th EPA issued ExxonMobil an administrative order instructing them to provide information on the circumstances of the spill, conduct appropriate recovery and remediation actions, and perform ongoing environmental sampling. The order also requires ExxonMobil to provide a work plan which is currently being reviewed by the state of Montana, EPA, and other agency partners. Once approved, the ...

  • North Dakota pipeline breaks, spews 20,600 barrels of oil

    More than 20,000 barrels of crude oil have spewed out of a Tesoro Corp. oil pipeline in a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota, the state Health Department said Thursday. State environmental geologist Kris Roberts said the 20,600-barrel spill, among the largest recorded in the state, was discovered on Sept. 29 by a farmer harvesting wheat about ...


    By Associated Press

  • Cleanup Continuing at Location of Crude Oil Spill by ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Cleanup operations were continuing at the site of a spill of crude oil on remote rural property near Torbert LA, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company said today. The oil from the North Line crude pipeline was contained in the immediate area and recovery efforts began on Sunday. Crews used vacuum trucks to recover the oil. Additional resources will be available on Monday ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline)

    As the second week of the oil spill cleanup begins, EPA staff are optimistic about receding water levels in the Yellowstone River, which will allow access to previously inaccessible portions of the river. This news comes as data becomes available from testing and monitoring conducted last week. A map for both water and air monitoring data is now available at ...

  • Statement on oil leak from pipeline at the Gannet Alpha platform

    Following an oil leak reported from Gannet F subsea installation, 176km east of Aberdeen on 10 August 2011 a DECC spokesman said: “Shell has informed us that the oil leak at its pipeline at the Gannet Alpha platform east of Aberdeen is under control and has now been greatly reduced. They are working to completely halt any further leakage. “DECC’s environmental inspectors ...

  • Valve automation delivers centralised monitoring and control to pipeline network

    A programme of valve motorisation is a central feature of an extensive automation project that will obtain, store and process data in real time from a network of liquid hydrocarbon product pipelines in Latin America. The project is installing a SCADA control system for the integration, monitoring and control of valves at more than 100 refining product, storage and injection sites on over 2500 ...


    By Rotork

  • Augusta Announces Shipment of Eight EFM Corrosion Monitoring Systems to Enbridge Pipelines

    Augusta Industries, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: AAO) ("Augusta" or the "Corporation"), through its wholly owned subsidiaries FOX-TEK Canada Inc. a developer and manufacturer of patented non-intrusive sensing systems, is pleased to announce that, further to its press release of January 10,2012, FOX TEK Canada Inc has shipped the eight (8) Electric Field Mapping ("EFM") monitoring systems. The eight (8) ...


    By Marketwire

  • Canadian regulator approves pipeline to Pacific

    The National Energy Board in Canada has recommended the government approve a proposed pipeline to the Pacific Coast. This will make it possible for oil produced in Canada to be shipped to the Asia-Pacific region, the Associated Press reports. According to the findings of the three-person review panel, the opening of this potential for export will play a vital role in the development of Canada's ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • ExxonMobil Pipeline Company Provides Update on Cleanup Operations

    ExxonMobil Pipeline Company provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Sunday evening following a release of oil into the Yellowstone River. More than 120 people were involved in the response and cleanup effort including ExxonMobil’s North America Regional Response Team, the Clean Harbors oil spill response organization, and additional contractors. ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • EPA update on yellowstone river oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 15, 2011

    The U.S. EPA continues to oversee the response to the ExxonMobil spill on the Yellowstone River. This weekend, EPA will provide direction and oversight as Exxon removes any residual oil from two segments of pipeline on either side of the break location. EPA and the state have reviewed and approved procedures to ensure that there are no further releases of oil into the environment as a result of ...

  • EPA update on Yellowstone River oil spill (Silvertip Pipeline), July 19, 2011

    The river levels continue to drop, giving our assessment and cleanup crews more access to vegetation and shoreline. The crews have assessed approximately 47 river miles of shoreline. We are finding numerous, heavily oiled flood debris piles at various locations along the shoreline and on the islands. Since no two piles are alike, the Unified Command is investigating a variety of options to use ...

  • ExxonMobil Pipeline Company Continues Cleanup Operations in Montana

    ExxonMobil Pipeline Company provided the following update as cleanup operations continued Monday following a release of oil into the Yellowstone River. More than 280 people are now involved in the response and cleanup effort including ExxonMobil’s North America Regional Response Team, the Clean Harbors and ER oil spill response ...


    By ExxonMobil

  • EPA releases information from ExxonMobil Pipeline Company

    Pursuant to Section 308 of the Clean Water Act, EPA has requested information from ExxonMobil regarding the oil released from the Pegasus pipeline disaster in Mayflower, Arkansas. EPA, along with other federal, state and local agencies, are on location to monitor the responsible party, ExxonMobil Pipeline Company's work in addressing the spill impacts. In response to EPA's information request, ...

  • New Safety Requirements Set for Keystone Pipeline

    Safety regulators have quietly placed two extra conditions on construction of TransCanada Corp.'s Keystone XL oil pipeline after learning of potentially dangerous construction defects involving the southern leg of the Canada-to-Texas project. The defects - high rates of bad welds, dented pipe and damaged pipeline coating - have been fixed. But the federal Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety ...


    By Associated Press

  • July 7 update on federal response to silvertip pipeline oil spill near Billings, Montana

    At approximately 11:00 PM on Friday, July 1 a break occurred in a 12-inch pipeline owned by ExxonMobil that resulted in a spill of crude oil into the Yellowstone River approximately 20 miles upstream of Billings, Montana. According to the company’s estimates, 1,000 barrels of oil entered the river, which is in flood stage, before the pipeline was cut off. EPA’s primary concern is ...

  • EPA update on yellowstone river oil spill (silvertip pipeline), july 11, 2011

    At approximately 11:00 PM on Friday, July 1 a break occurred in a 12-inch pipeline owned by ExxonMobil that resulted in a spill of crude oil into the Yellowstone River approximately 20 miles upstream of Billings, Montana. According to the company’s estimates, 1,000 barrels of oil entered the river, which is in flood stage, before the pipeline was cut off. EPA is on-site and is directing and ...

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